Coming of Age in the Milky Way Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What is a division of the astronomical science that is concerned with getting data, in contrast with theoretical astrophysics, which is mainly concerned with finding out the measurable implications of physical models? (from Chapter 5: The World in Retrograde)


When was René Descartes born? (from Chapters 19 and 20)


According to the author in Chapter 19, what has obliterated the barrier between man and animal by proving that we all originate from the same source? (from Chapters 19 and 20)


Galileo was appointed as a professor of mathematics at what institution? (from Chapter 5: The World in Retrograde)


When was Isaac Newton born? (from Chapter 6: Newton's Reach)

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